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Project Support Internship


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Are you looking to enhance your academic qualifications with real-life Finance & Controlling experience?

DNV is looking for a highly motivated, innovative, reliable, and proactive student to join our UK Project controller team, here in Loughborough.

As a placement student, you will have you the opportunity to get wide exposure across businesses in all types of roles, making a real contribution to our work. You will have a chance to work with people in different departments - procurement, contracts, finance, and the technical teams. You will be placed in a team where you’ll be surrounded by experts who are willing to support and encourage you, enabling you to develop valuable skills that will help you succeed in your future career. You will see many aspects of the commercial side of projects and have an opportunity to work with a variety of topics across the business.

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Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all new projects are set up correctly with correct financial data and contract documentation in the CRM system and transferred into the relevant financial system
  • Analyse and develop solutions to track and improve milestone delivery of projects
  • Ensure all change requests are handled in an appropriate way
  • Generate invoices for all external and internal projects within deadlines
  • Financial analysis of projects
  • Handle monthly project review meetings with unit managers
  • Follow up monthly on Accounts Receivables to assist in achieving KPI
  • Assist employees or customers by answering questions related to accounts, procedures, projects, and services
  • Projects set up on Oracle – for both external clients and ongoing framework contracts
  • Use Oracle and other Business tools to analyse and disseminate project financial information to the wider business
  • Monitor cost/revenue plans and update in line with project requirements via regular portfolio meetings
  • Identify and resolve potential project overspends to mitigate the financial impact on the project
  • Compliance with ongoing framework contracts in line with agreed contract management procedures
  • Regular & ad hoc reporting to the Head of Section / Team leads on all aspects of project coordination/ management activity in support of ongoing contracts and projects
  • Ad-hoc support across the team on specific process analysis


  • Proactive approach and anticipating what may be needed
  • Strong communication and listening skills with attention to details
  • Strong organisational awareness, knowing who to go to or how to get information
  • Organised and disciplined and can prioritise as dictated by the business
  • Building strong relationships across teams including the ability to challenge project delivery timescales and costs
  • The post holder must be articulate, diplomatic, remaining calm under pressure from possibly conflicting sources
  • Able to communicate effectively in oral and written form
  • Team worker but with a capability to work alone with a minimum of guidance
  • Conscientious, with a focus on quality

The right candidate will enjoy working with a highly engaged team in an environment where trust, teamwork, and innovation are core values.

What we offer


Our knowledge-based and digitally focused organisation will help you learn and grow. Be assured that it is not just something we talk about. Every year we invest 5% of our revenue on research, innovation and development. We also invest strongly in competence development and progression for our people. From on the job learning to joining networks, receiving coaching and participating in training programs, we help to support you progress.


Joining us is an opportunity to make the world a better place. Employees in DNV feel strongly about the company’s Purpose to "safeguard life, property and the environment”. This is our reason for being since our foundation in 1864. Our Vision to be “a trusted voice to tackle global transformations”, gives our people direction and expresses what we would like to accomplish in the long term.


You will be part of a culture that embrace the values of caring, daring and sharing. These are the three core values that shape our performance; We care for each other, our customers, our planet, and we take care of ourselves. We dare to explore, to experiment, to be different, and to be courageous, curious, and creative. We share our experience and knowledge. We collaborate with each other and our customers. We support social, sport and team building activities. As a result, we continue to thrive, grow and develop.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: August 12th, 2022
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • 1 Year
  • Loughborough
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Finance
  • Maths
  • Statistics

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